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Update: Key witness in murder trial now accused

Prosecutors have dismissed Angel Carrasquillo’s claim that he, not Jose Torres, fatally shot Miguel Cruz on July 4, 2001, but they now believe he was an accomplice in the killing. “Based upon that new information we reopened the investigation and ...

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Judge grants hearing on new evidence for convicted killer

State Supreme Court Justice Francis A. Affronti has granted a hearing for a convicted killer to present new evidence that someone else actually committed the crime. Jose Torres, 49, was convicted of second-degree murder in 2002 for the July 4, ...

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